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King urges nonviolence repeatedy in Birmingham
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King gives a press conference in Birmingham, requesting federal intervention to bring justice to a city ?in a state of civil disorder.? He also telephones Clarence Jones, highlighting the necessity of putting pressure for the government to address the Birmingham situation, and telegrams Kennedy for a meeting as soon as possible. At the nightly mass meeting, King and others urge nonviolence.
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